All first-time freshmen are required to pay a non-refundable $200 Freshman Enrollment Deposit to secure a place in the entering class. The Freshman Enrollment Deposit covers the cost of Goin’ Green New Student Orientation and associated enrollment fees. Students may not apply for on-campus housing or make a reservation for Goin’ Green New Student Orientation until the Freshman Enrollment Deposit is submitted.


Priority Deadline:

May 1 to submit the Freshman Enrollment Deposit or request a deferral of payment.



Entering freshmen who have demonstrated financial need may request a deferral of payment. Deferrals will only be granted for students who have sent their completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to UAB and whose Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) is $500 or below.



  • First-time freshmen who enroll in the spring semester.
  • First-time freshmen who graduated from high school three years ago or more.